I worked at Twist Image full-time (More than a year)
They are perceived as a prestigious digital agency with high profile C-Level leaders.
Awful work culture and work life balance is frowned upon. It feels like a snotty high school with the "cool kids" picking on everyone else. The less popular people get worked dumped on them while the others play ping pong or go out shopping. Leaving on time is frowned upon even when work is slow. Most of the actually work produced is below par in the industry and they overcharge for it.
Advice to Management
Clean house and bring in new blood. The long timers are not very talented and are ruining the work environment for anyone trying to come in and shine.
I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Twist Image in August 2013.
Got a phone call from the Toronto office after a few days I submitted CV. Was very friendly with the typical questions, had an interview a week later. At the interview, things started off wrong. The manager and QA lead had my interview 15 mins late (I was in 10 mins early). The manager said things were busy, which I found very odd since I clearly saw her walking around without talking to anybody while waiting. Once the interview started, they asked basic QA questions. The thing that made me truly think I wasted my time was when they mentioned "we'd like someone to start" to work on automated tests. Clearly they had no clue what they wanted based on the questions asked. Anyways, I completed a QA quiz online and never heard from them since. Very unprofessional when they said they would get in touch with me. Based on the reviews, I'm not surprised this company is not doing well with it's employees. At least I improved my interview skills :)
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